Friday, May 17, 2013

Bees and Apple Trees

The apple trees have finished flowering but while they bloomed I was happy to find a diversity of bees about pollinating them.

Mostly these little digger and mason bees buzz about from bloom to bloom.

Among the mix this year I was delighted to finally see some of my honeybees joining in.

A Hover Fly was also dabbling about. Along with minor pollinator their larva are predators of aphids.